Name: James Gupton
School: Shepherd University
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
Wining the D2 national championship, and have an All-American type of season.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Fast, Fierce, and Instinctive.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I will be training at Power Train Sports & Fitness and PrimeXample Skills Academy.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
I look for tendencies in teams play calling on different down and distances to have knowledge of what to expect. Then I proceed to study individual players strengthens, weakness, and alignment to see how they may tip off plays.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
My determination and relentless pursuit throughout a whole game.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
My work ethic and my ability to lead by example.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
By having a player like me on your team, you will not only get a determined and hardworking player/teammate, you will also have a player who can change the game on defense and special teams.